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Syria Tracker

Syria Tracker offers a crisis mapping system that uses crowdsourced text, photo and video reports forming a live map of the Syrian conflict (2011). Syria Tracker also uses data mining for scanning sources on the web; official news reports, social media (Twitter and Facebook), blogs, etc. for reports about human rights violations in Syria. Since it was launched in April 2011, Syria Tracker has published more than 4,000 geo-tagged eye witness reports from citizen journalists and over 160,000 official news reports, which provide a living record of the progression of the conflict and its aftermath. Syria Tracker provides: